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Ana Stjelja interviews World Poets

CAIRO: Canadian publishing house the Ukiyoto Publishing has just published a book titled “Modern Talks on Poetry: interviews with world poets” by Dr Ana Stjelja. The book features 25 interviews with renowned poets of all generations from all over the world. The book Modern Talks on Poetry was created as a result of my journalistic […]

Ninth Chinese Poetry Spring Festival Gala 2023: International Poets Award announced in Beijing

Ninth Chinese Poetry Spring Festival Gala 2023: International Poets Award announced in Beijing

By Ashraf Aboul- Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: The Recommendation List of the ninth Chinese Poetry Spring Festival Gala 2023 has been announced in Beijing. The announcement said that the Chinese Poetry Spring Festival Gala has always adhered to the concept of “Great Poetry” that integrates ancient and modern, and combines Chinese and western. The awards cover the […]

Alexandra Ochirova: A poetess on the Silk Road with a philosophy torch

Alexandra Ochirova: A poetess on the Silk Road with a philosophy torch

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: Alexandra Vasilievna Ochirova – poet, Soviet and Russian scientist, public and political figure, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Doctor of Philosophy, Lenin Komsomol Prize winner in Science, member of the Russian Writers’ Union, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts, co-president of the All-Russian Movement For Saving People. […]

The Hour Glass

The Hour Glass

By Pooneh Nedai, Editor in chief of Shokaran magazine – Iran Just a little spark In the neighbor galaxy It was me Who lost my way to the milky way And found my wings on the earth Dusty, bloody and thorn   I am not aware of the location This body takes the weight of […]

Pan African Writers Association announces poetry laureates

Pan African Writers Association announces poetry laureates

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalist Association ACCRA, GHANA: The Lilt of The Rebel, a collection of poems by Obari Gomba, a professor of English at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has won the 2022 Pan African Writers Association (PAWA) poetry prize. The Lilt Of The Rebel was announced as the winner in a […]

Morgana Mirage becomes real in Arabian Nights, World Poets Anthology

Morgana Mirage becomes real in Arabian Nights, World Poets Anthology

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Asia Journalists Association President CAIRO: In one of Arabian Night’s tales, entitled “The Forty Thieves”, there were two brothers; Cassem and Ali Baba. They lived in a town in Persia. Cassim was married to a rich wife and lived in plenty, while Ali Baba had to maintain his wife and children by […]

Poet George Wallace: I still dream in Korean!

Poet George Wallace: I still dream in Korean!

Interview by Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President of Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: Eminent American poet George Wallace was born in March 22, 1949 into a New York family with associations to both popular entertainment and high culture. He attended Syracuse University 1967–71, met Allen Ginsberg, and studied with W. D. Sondgrass. In the early 1970s, he began a […]

The sweet sounds of spring on the Silk Road

CAIRO: In 2016, the Egyptian writer, poet and journalist Ashraf Aboul-Yazid launched his literary project, “The Silk Road Literature Series”. Five books were printed and published in Cairo, featuring a robust bridge between cultures. The first book in the Silk Road Literature Series was a poetic collection by poet Hemant Divate (India) entitled “A Depressingly […]

FOUR SPACES: Poems from Asia, Africa and Europe

FOUR SPACES: Poems from Asia, Africa and Europe

By editors CAIRO: The Silk Road Literature Series has recently published a poetic anthology written by four poets: Eva Petropoylou Lianoy (Greece), Mbizo Chirasha (Zimbabwe), Santosh Kumar Pokharel (Nepal) and Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Egypt). Entitled “Four Spaces”, the anthology joins series in its digital form, following the printed version in paper.   In this issue, Greek […]

Bangladeshi poet and television personality Rezauddin Stalin: Women are changemakers

Bangladeshi poet and television personality Rezauddin Stalin: Women are changemakers

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: Rezauddin Stalin, a poet and television personality from Bangladesh whose poems have been translated into more than 28 languages, said that he was always keen on avoiding anti-cultural activities and that his poems always stand with the human rights movements. He paid special tribute to women as potent […]

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